Frank Borgers, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Frank Borgers chairs the Interprofessional Curriculum Workgroup for the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). In this role he has designed UIC’s interprofessional immersion experience – that enrolls over 800 students annually - for the last five years. Professor Borgers led the team that developed UIC’s new Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice course, the basis for this workshop. In addition, Professor Borgers is Associate Program Director and Capstone Director for the Master of Healthcare Administration program at UIC’s School of Public Health, and is co-faculty adviser for UIC’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Learner Outcomes:This workshop is firmly anchored in the Nexus 2019 conference theme “Quality Interprofessional Education and Accreditation.” After participating in this workshop, participants will develop new knowledge and skills to help their home institutions, design innovative, high-quality foundational interprofessional educational curriculum. Specifically, participants will be able to: 1. Determine appropriate tools for student assessment;2. Judge effective strategies for collaborating with clinical practice settings;3. Design curriculum that meets the best practice accreditation goals…